An Ideal Exponent
Eniko Magyar plays
English viola music -
'... beautifully executed and superbly recorded ...'
The lot of English composers who were active in the years between the two great wars has somewhat diminished again of late, especially with Frederick Delius, whose music is hardly ever played today. Happily this beautifully executed and superbly recorded disc will throw fresh light on another underrated instrument: the viola, which is used with great skill by all three composers here in varied works.
Arthur Bliss brings a jazzy penchant to the instrument which is quite superbly caught by the young Hungarian violist Eniko Magyar...
Copyright © 19 May 2010
CD INFORMATION: THE ENGLISH VIOLA